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26th Apr 2022

Jameela Jamil quits Twitter after Elon Musk buy out

She’s gone.

Actress Jameela Jamil has decided to quit Twitter after billionaire Elon Musk bought out the company.

Jameela took to the social media platform after news broke that the Tesla owner bought it for $44b yesterday evening.

Known to be very vocal about her opinions on the app, Jameela clearly wasn’t happy with the owner of the new app and decided to leave for good.

Posing with her adorable dog Barold, she wrote: “Ah he got twitter. I would like this to be my what lies here as my last tweet. Just really *any* excuse to show pics of Barold.

“I fear this free speech bid is going to help this hell platform reach its final form of totally lawless hate, bigotry, and misogyny. Best of luck.”

Despite Musk encouraging his “worst critics” to remain on the app, this isn’t the first time Jamil hinted that she would delete her account Musk’s purchase went through.

On Monday, she tweeted: “One good thing about Elon buying Twitter is that I will FINALLY leave and stop being a complete menace to society on here. So it’s win win for you all really.”

Musk said he wanted to buy the platform in order to restore Twitter’s adherence to free speech principles, paying $54.20 per share for the company.

“Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” Musk said in a statement.

“I also want to make Twitter better than ever by enhancing the product with new features, making the algorithms open source to increase trust, defeating the spam bots, and authenticating all humans. Twitter has tremendous potential – I look forward to working with the company and the community of users to unlock it.”